For a big part of Bob Filner’s life he’s tried to push forward a progressive agenda into national legislation. But the ability to implement massive political changes on issues that are key progressive ideas is hampered by arcane rules and big money from special-interest groups.
He was elected as San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in over a generation for good reason. He’s a man who believes that progressive values and actions are worth fighting for.
Trumping Trump is all about the progress Bob made in his 30+ years in politics, but it’s also about what’s still left to be done.